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  • Transportation

    Climate Change in My Community (CCWIL/Online Version/Saskatchewan)

      Climate Change in My Community is one of a series of Inquiries that enable students to examine the impacts of climate change where they live, identify the mitigation and adaptation...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Transportation
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Climate Change in Ontario—Student Backgrounder

    Climate Change in Ontario is a student backgrounder with an overview of climate change; a listing of some of the ways that climate change will impact Ontarians; a pie chart showing the sources of greenhouse...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Climate Change Science Module - Lesson #6: Carbon Sinks & Sources and Anthropomorphic Effects on Climate

      Students view a PowerPoint presentation about carbon sinks and sources with visual and compelling data and answer a worksheet  based on the information on the slides. 

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Geography, History and Social Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Transportation

    Climate Solutions—Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Ontario

    Climate Solutions—Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Ontario (summary) is an excellent summary of actions to reduce emissions for: buildings, electricity, passenger transportation, frieght...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region—Impacts on Ontario Communities

    Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region—Impacts on Ontario Communities (Summary) provides a good overview of climate projections for the Great Lakes region (to the end of the 21st century); and the impacts on...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Critical Hope, an Approach to Teaching Climate Change

    As teachers, teaching about climate change, how do we reach students who are feeling scared and overwhelmed by our changing climate and who may believe that there is little they can do to make a difference? Teaching Hope for...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Life Skills, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Despair and Hope, Teaching about Climate Change

    A resource for teachers on teaching climate change ; this is from a Discussion Thread in COOL 2.0 that started with an initial post: When you are teaching climate change and its consequences, do you find your students are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions
    Subject:Behavioral Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Transportation

    Fast Cities—A comparison of rapid transit in major Canadian cities

    Fast Cities—A comparison of rapid transit in major Canadian cities (summary report):  Investing in transit infrastructure is essential to relieve gridlock in Canada’s cities and provide commuters with convenient...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Food Issues in the 21st Century

    Students study global and local food issues through examining the changing nature of farming on the prairies and the social and economic implications of this change for communities. As a culminating activity for the topic, students...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Guidebook for Survivors

    Students are asked to imagine a dystopian climate change scenario and create a guidebook for climate change survivors. They are then asked to return to present day and see if they could act on the insights in their guidebook to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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